Looking to rent a house/duplex/townhome in the 76022 area. Looking for rent to be under 1000. Great rent history but bad credit

Asked by tanyacdavis, 76022 Wed Aug 8, 2012

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The United H…, Agent, Mansfield, TX
Tue Nov 20, 2012
"MEETING YOUR NEEDS AND EXCEEDING YOUR DREAMS!"

Hopefully, you found someone to better assist you. Great history is a plus however your bad credit might be something you need to push to get most landlords, property managers to look past. Try offering twice the deposit.. Let me know if you're still struggling I might be able to help depending on your employment/ criminal record.

Keller Williams Realty
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Joseph Fernandez
cell: 817-975-7258
off: 817-635-1157
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Shea Reeves, Agent, Grapevine, TX
Sun Sep 9, 2012
Most property management companies will look at:
Rental history
Credit history
Employment
Criminal

Your odds of renting a home are very good if everything is in good standing other than credit. If all else fails offer a refundable double security deposit. To save yourself time and to give yourself the best shot go ahead and fill out your lease application, gather your 2 most recent paystubs and run enlarged color copies of your drivers license. If you find a house you can submit your application with your Realtor on the spot and can expect a quicker answer. Make sure all phone numbers for previous employers and landlords are accurate. Your Realtor can also contact the property owner or agent, explain your credit position and make sure the application fee and your time is worth the effort.

We can locate a great rental property for you. See http://www.C21Bowman.com/SheaReeves for more information regarding leasing.
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Bruce Lynn, Agent, Coppell, TX
Wed Aug 8, 2012
There is not much in this area at $1000 or less any more.
Prices have just gone up so much due to high demand.

If you have bad credit, you will need to do something to make an owner interested in you.
Something like offering to pay 2 or 3 times the normal deposit.

Otherwise it will be very rough going in my opinion.

Credit shows your willingness and ability to pay your obligations, so with bad credit, you're asking an owner to take on risk and you may likely have to pay them for taking on that risk in today's market.

You can search for Bedford rental properties at this link:
http://www.metroplexhomesalesinfo.com/listings/propertytype/…
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